PGCert Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
Bristol, United Kingdom
Postgraduate Certificate
Study mode
1 year
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Entry Requirements

  • a good honours degree (minimum 2:2) in a subject which contains a core grounding in conservation, ecology and environmental science, or
  • equivalent, from a recognised overseas institution, or
  • to have at least three years' experience of working in the environmental sector, specifically in areas related to biodiversity conservation.
  • If English is not your first language, you will be required to meet the UK Border Agency and Universities minimum English Language requirements, such as:
  • the International English Language Test (IELTS) 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all components
  • All applicants will be interviewed prior to being offered a place on the course.


  • Advanced ecosystem conservation in practice - Provides you with first-hand experience of the methods used to protect habitats and ecosystems around the world.
  • Advanced species conservation in practice - This module gives you first-hand experience of the methods used to protect species in their natural habitats and in captivity.
  • Communication for conservation - Build your experience of using the many modern communication techniques vital for getting conservation messages across, and changing the behaviour of governments, big business and the general public.
  • Innovation and Enterprise in Conservation - You will develop your skills and abilities to spot new, innovative opportunities for furthering the cause of biodiversity conservation.
  • Research Project - Put your newfound skills to the test as you develop your own conservation research project. We will work with you to find partner organisations to host your project, allowing you to build your network of conservation contacts and experience.

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